Funeral services for Ms. Lorena Johnson Fortenberry were held at 10 AM Saturday, March 15, 2014 at John E. Stephens Chapel with Rev. Tommy Miles and Rev. John Stephens officiating. Interment was in East Lawn Cemetery. John E. Stephens Chapel Funeral Services is in charge of arrangements.
Ms. Fortenberry, 85, passed away on Monday, March 10, 2014 at Regency Hospital in Meridian, MS. She lived in the Deemer Community most of her life.She was a homemaker. She attended New Pleasantdale Baptist Church but was a member of Mt. Olive Baptist Church in the Stephenstown Community.
Ms. Fortenberry is survived by her daughters, Ann Dertinger, Shirley Jenkins, Joyce Baker all of Phila, MS, Judy Snow of Okeechobee, FL, Brenda Munn ; sons, Billy Fortenberry of Colorado Springs, CO, Ken Fortenberry of Phila, MS, Danny Fortenberry of Colorado Springs, CO; (17) grandchildren, numerous great-grandchildren and numerous great-great-grandchildren; host of nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers are Daniel Malone, Patrick Savell, David Fortenberry, Cody Dertinger, Austin Dertinger and Peanut Dertinger.